Posted Thu, 27 Jul 2017 10:45:00 -0700A free performance of William Shakespeare’s “Julius Caesar” will be presented at 10:30 a.m., Saturday, July 29, at the Hartung Theater, 625 Stadium Drive, Moscow. Free parking is available on Stadium Drive and in the parking lot across from the theater. Read more
Posted Thu, 13 Jul 2017 09:28:00 -0700Digital storytelling has exploded with the near-universal access to technologies of production — from smartphone videos to the creation of virtual worlds. Employers are looking for graduates who can create media products that meet professional standards as well as graduates whose critical understanding of history and theory leads to innovation.
Posted Thu, 13 Jul 2017 08:30:00 -0700Denise Bennett, assistant professor in the School of Journalism and Mass Media was awarded $3,500 by the Idaho Humanities Council to help fund a multimedia project examining the experiences and lives of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer people in the state of Idaho. Through the production of a documentary film about the life of Steven Nelson and his murder on April 29, 2016 and through oral history videos collected from members of Idaho's LGBTQ community throughout the state, this project seeks to preserve history, and examine social, cultural, political and legal issues in Idaho. Bennett also received a $1,000 grant from the Latah Community Foundation for the oral history aspects of this project as related to Latah County and funding from the CDIL – a partnership between the UI Library and the College of Letters, Arts and Social Sciences.
Posted Mon, 10 Jul 2017 13:19:00 -0700Interest and enrollment in the University of Idaho’s inaugural online undergraduate degrees continue to increase as the programs enter their second year.
Approved by the Idaho State Board of Education in 2016, the university’s online undergraduate degrees are administered by UI’s College of Letters, Arts and Social Sciences.
Posted Thu, 22 Jun 2017 12:35:00 -0700Russell Meeuf, an associate professor in the School of Journalism and Mass Media, published two new books this spring on popular culture and film history.
Posted Wed, 21 Jun 2017 10:29:00 -0700Rodney Frey, professor of ethnography in the College of Letters, Arts and Social Sciences, has published a new book titled "Carry Forth the Stories: An Ethnographer's Journey into Native Oral Tradition" with WSU Press. Read more
Posted Tue, 20 Jun 2017 01:00:00 -0700After 30 years leading the University of Idaho's Auditorium Chamber Music Series, Mary DuPree is ready to venture into something new — retirement. But retirement doesn't mean DuPree is going to step away from community outreach. She now leads the Palouse chapter of the Citizen's Climate Lobby. The 72-year-old first moved to Moscow in 1971 when she was offered a job to teach music at the UI. As a musicologist, she focuses on music through the lens of history, theory and aesthetics, she said. Read more
Posted Tue, 13 Jun 2017 11:43:00 -0700The University of Idaho Alumni Association will honor news anchor Karole Honas ’77 for her achievements and service to the university at the Idaho Falls Silver and Gold Brunch on Saturday, June 17, 2017. The event is at 10 a.m. at the Hilton Garden Inn in Idaho Falls. Read more
Posted Mon, 12 Jun 2017 12:34:00 -0700Priscialla Wegars, affiliate assistant professor in the College of Letters, Arts and Social Sciences and volunteer curator of the Asian American Comparative Collection, has been named one of 12 recipients of this year's Idaho State Historical Society's Esto Perpetua Award. Read more
Posted Tue, 06 Jun 2017 11:57:00 -0700Ten University of Idaho proposals were selected for funding through the Office of Research and Economic Development 2017 Equipment and Infrastructure Support Award program. The program supports equipment purchases, upgrades and repairs to enhance research, scholarship and creative activity at the university. Read more